The owner of a fruit stand who barely escaped injury when an out-of-control driver smashed into his business in Midtown was back up and running within 24 hours.
Ugur Dikici, 44, worked until 4 a.m. Saturday to get his business ready for customers.
Dikici got help from friends who gave him a few metal stalls and luckily had extra goods in his truck.
“I can’t lose a day. I have family. I have two kids — 13 and 16. My daughter,, she is preparing for the college. It’s hard,” he said. “And the business is not like before. In the last year – you know, the pandemic – it’s slow. I’m here seven days a week.”
“I worked until four o’clock in the morning,” he said. “I’m tired. But I’m used to it. Usually I work 16 or 17 hours a day.
One of the survivors of the domino-like crash, George Soliman, 54, told The Post he tried to move out of the way but…